Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 4,400 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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as the old year ends, Winter in the picture


Victoria Harbour, Tay Township, Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada – the old company store (now a hardware, cafe, and indoor garage sale) and the old library (now a real estate office) taken on December 29, 2012, built around 1910 – 1916

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First Light at Ste Marie Among the Hurons


FIRST LIGHT event at Ste. Marie Among the Hurons, Tay Township, Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada. Ste.Marie Among the Hurons is a reconstructed fortified French Mission that existed for ten years among the Huron nation. It was burned in 1649 during … Continue reading

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old style hockey


This week the weather is very mild, but that is not always the case in Tay Township.  One December in the 1990s there was an early, prolonged deep cold snap that froze Georgian Bay without any snow cover.  It was … Continue reading

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